HC Deb 16 March 1939 vol 345 cc770-1

Motion made, and Question proposed, That 133,000 Officers, Seamen, Boys and Royal Marines be employed for the Sea Service, together with 976 for the Royal Marine Police, borne on the books of His Majesty's Ships, and at the Royal Marine Divisions, for the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1940.

Motion made, and Question put, That a number not exceeding 132,900 Officers, Seamen, Boys and Royal Marines be employed for the said Service."—[Mr. Ammon.]

The Committee divided: Ayes, 70; Noes, 159.

Division No. 67.] AYES. [11.42 p.m.
Adams, D. M. (Poplar. S.) Edwards, Sir C. (Badwellty) Noel-Baker, P. J.
Adamson, Jennie L. (Dartford) Fletcher, Lt.-Comdr. R. T. H. Paling, W.
Alexander, Rt. Hon. A. V. (H'lsbr.) Frankel, D. Parker, J.
Ammon, C. G. Gallacher, W. Parkinson, J. A.
Anderson, F. (Whitehaven) Greenwood, Rt. Hon. A. Pearson, A.
Attlee, Rt. Hon. C. R. Grenfell, D. R. Poole, C. C.
Benfield, J. W. Griffiths, G. A. (Hemsworth) Pritt, D. N.
Barnes, A. J. Griffiths, J. (Llanelly) Richards, R. (Wrexham)
Barr, J. Groves, T. E. Ridley, G.
Beaumont, H. (Batley) Hayday, A. Sexton, T. M.
Benson, G. Henderson, A. (Kingswinford) Silverman, S. S.
Bevan, A. Henderson, J. (Ardwick) Smith, Ben (Rotherhithe)
Burke, W. A. Hills, A. (Pontefract) Smith, E. (Stoke)
Charleton, H. C. Jagger, J. Stewart, W. J. (H'ght'n-le-Sp'ng)
Cluse, W. S. Jenkins, A. (Pontypool) Summerskill, Dr. Edith
Cocks. F. S. John, W. Tinker, J. J.
Collindridge, F. Kennedy, Rt. Hon. T. Tomlinson, G.
Daggar, G. Lathan, G. Watkins, F. C.
Dalton, H. Lawson, J. J. Watson, W. McL.
Davidson, J. J. (Maryhill) Lunn, W. Williams, E. J. (Ogmore)
Day. H McEntee, V. La T. Windsor, W. (Hull, C.)
Dobbie, W. MarShall, F. Woods, G. S. (Finsbury)
Dunn, E. (Rother Valley) Morrison, Rt. Hon. H. (Hackney, S.)
Ede, J. C. Nathan, Colonel H. L. TELLERS FOR THE AYES.
Mr. Mathers and Mr. Adamson.
Acland-Troyte, Lt.-Col. G. J. Boyce, H. Leslie Crooke, Sir J. Smedley
Adams, S. V. T. (Leeds, W) Brooke, H. (Lewisham, W.) Crookshank, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. F. C
Agnew, Lieut.-Comdr. P. G. Browne, A. C. (Belfast, W.) Crossley, A. C.
Albery, Sir Irving Bull, B. B. Crowder, J. F. E.
Allen, Col. J. Sandeman (B'knhead) Butcher, H. W. Cruddas, Col. B.
Anstruther-Gray, W. J. Cazalet, Thelma (Islington, E.) Davies, C. (Montgomery)
Aske, Sir R. W. Channon, H. Davies, Major Sir G. F. (Yeovil)
Astor, Viscountess (Plymouth, Sutton) Clarke, Colonel R. S. (E. Grinstead) Duckworth, Arthur (Shrewsbury)
Astor, Hon. W. W. (Fulham, E.) Cobb, Captain E. C. (Preston) Duncan, J. A. L.
Barrie, Sir C. C. Colfox, Major W. P. Eastwood, J. F.
Beamish, Rear-Admiral T. P. H. Colville, Rt. Hon. John Eckersley, P. T.
Beauchamp, Sir B. C. Conant, Captain R. J. E. Edmondson, Major Sir J.
Boothby, R. J. G. Cooper, Rt. Hn. A. Duff (W'st'r S.G'gs) Elliston, Capt. G. S.
Bossom, A. C. Cox, H. B. Travor Emery, J. F.
Boulton, W. W. Critchley, A, Emmott, C. E. G. C.
Bower, Comdr. R. T. Croft, Brig-Gen. Sir H. Page Erskine-Hill, A. G.
Fildes, Sir H. Locker-Lamoson, Comdr. O. S. Rowlands, G.
Fox, Sir G. W. G. M'Connell, Sir J. Salt, E. W
Fremantle, Sir F. E. McCorquodale, M. S. Samuel, M. R. A.
Furness, S. N. Macdonald, Sir Murdoch (Inverness) Scott, Lord William
George, Major G. Lloyd (Pembroke) Macdonald, Capt. P. (Isle of Wight) Seely, Sir H. M.
George, Megan Lloyd (Anglesay) McKie, J. H. Shakespeare, G. H.
Gluckstain, L. H. Maclay, Hon. J. P. Shaw, Captain W. T. (Forfar)
Graham, Captain A. C. (Wirral) Manningham-Buller, Sir M. Smith, Bracewell (Dalwich)
Grant-Ferris, R. Margesson, Capt. Rt. Hon. H. D. R. Smithers, Sir W.
Greene, W. P. C. (Worcester) Markham, S. F. Southby, Commander Sir A. R. J.
Gretton, Col. Rt. Hon. J. Marsden, Commander A. Spears, Brigadier-General E. L.
Griffith, F. Kingsley (M'ddl'sbro, W.) Mayhew, Lt.-Col. J. Storey, S.
Guest, Lieut.-Colonel H. (Drake) Mellor, Sir J. S. P. (Tamworth) Stourton, Major Hon. J. J
Guest, Maj. Hon. O. (C'mb'rw'll, N.W.) Mills, Major J. D. (New Forest) Strauss, H. G. (Norwich)
Hammersley, S. S. Mitchell, H. (Brentford and Chiswick) Stuart, Hon. J. (Moray and Nairn)
Hannah, I. C. Morrison, G. A. (Scottish Univ's.) Sueter, Rear-Admiral Sir M. F
Hannon, Sir P. J. H Muirhead, Lt.-Cot. A. J. Tasker, Sir R. I.
Harris, Sir P. A. Munro, P. Taylor, Vice-Adm. E. A. (Padd., S.)
Hely-Hutchinson, M. R. Nicholson, G. (Farnham) Thomas, J. P. L.
Heneage, Lieut.-Colonel A. P. O'Connor, Sir Terence J. Thorneycroft, G. E. P.
Herbert Major J. A. (Monmouth) Orr-Ewing, I. L. Titchfield, Marquess of
Higgs, W. F. Palmer, G. E. H. Turton, R. H.
Hopkinson, A. Patrick, C. M. Walker-Smith, Sir J.
Horsbrugh, Florence Peake, O. Wallace, Capt. Rt. Hon. Euan
Hutchinson, G. C. Peters, Dr. S. J. Ward, Lieut.-Col Sir A. L. (Hull)
James, Wing-Commander A. W. H. Petherick, M. Watt, Lt.-Col. G. S. Harvie
Jones, Sir G. W. H. (S'k N'w'gt'n) Radford, E. A. Wickham, Lt.-Col. E. T. R.
Keeling, E. H. Rankin, Sir R. Williams, H. G. (Croydon, S.)
Kerr, H. W. (Oldham) Rathbone, J. R. (Bodmin) Wilson, Lt.-Col. Sir A. T. (Hitchin)
Keyes, Admiral of the Fleet Sir R, Rayner, Major R. H. Winterton, Rt. Hon. Earl
Kimball, L. Reed, A. C. (Exeter) Womersley, Sir W. J.
Lamb, Sir J. Q. Reed, Sir H. S. (Aylesbury) Wood, Hen. C. I. C.
Latham, Sir P. Reid, W. Allan (Derby) Wright, Wing-Commander J. A. C.
Liddall, W. S. Remer, J. R. York, C.
Lindsay, K. M. Rickards, G. W. (Skipton) Young, A. S. L. (Partick)
Lipson, D. L. Roberts, W. (Cumberland, N.)
Llewellin, Colonel J. J. Robinson, J. R. (Blackpool) TELLERS FOR THE NOES.
Lloyd, G. W. Ropner, Colonel L. Lieut.-Colonel Kerr and Captain Dugdale.

Question put, and agreed to.